John Brown SA nominated for 8 international awards
by Editor on 17 October 2017
Following a highly successful 2016 Awards Season, John Brown Media South Africa is proud to announce nominations for no fewer than 8 international content marketing awards – six for the 2017 Content Council Pearl Awards in New York and two for the 2017 CMA Awards in London. The nominations are across multiple channels and include six coveted nominations for 10-year-long client, Pick n Pay, including ‘Best Pri...
Kabelo Ncholo, CEO of Yourself Management, to Speak at Marketing Indaba
by Editor on 11 October 2017
Monday, 9 October 2017 – Kabelo Ncholo, the founder and CEO of Yourself Management, a through-the-line marketing agency specialising in the African Market, will present at repeat sessions of the Marketing Indaba in Johannesburg on 12 October, Cape Town on 18 October and Durban on 24 November. In May 2017, Kabelo gave an impressive presentation on marketing to low income groups at the Marketing Indaba Conference ...
Anthonij Rupert Wyne excels in Tim Atkins report
by Editor on 21 September 2017
The highly anticipated 2017 South Africa Special Report by leading UK Master of Wine Tim Atkin was published on 13 September, and Anthonij Rupert Wyne received an impressive rating of 90+ for eleven of its wines. The Cape of Good Hope Van Lill & Visser Chenin Blanc 2016, with the highest rating of 95/100, was also listed as one of Atkins’ Wines of the Year in the Chenin Blanc category. Seven of the 11 wines to ...
Shared value project celebrates 16 000 trees this Arbor Month
by Editor on 12 September 2017
01 September 2017: South African Abor Week, which celebrates the beauty and importance of trees between 1-7 September every year, also promotes the need to plant and maintain trees across South Africa; it has done so since the 1970s. In South Africa, trees are a crucial part of the environment, particularly in disadvantaged communities which are usually characterized by desiccated and bare areas. This year, durin...
Val de Vie Market
by Editor on 12 September 2017
The popular Val de Vie Market returns on Sunday 1 October, in association with Aperol Spritz. On the Polo Pavilion terrace, guests can sit back in the sun and enjoy the region’s finest local produce in a spectacular country setting. A riveting polo match at 10:00 will keep guests entertained, followed by the blues-rock sounds of award winning musician Albert Frost. Delicacies and drinks will be supplied by a ra...
Beautiful News’ short-films flighting to audiences in transition
by Editor on 11 September 2017
From September to December 2017, Beautiful News South Africa, in conjunction with its proud sponsor Mercedes-Benz South Africa, will be screening short-films of ordinary South Africans doing extraordinary things, putting a positive spin on what it means to be South African. The film viewing experience offers short videos to passengers, travellers and tourists as well as shoppers on-board Africa People Mover and M...
Dullstroom to host the highest beer festival in Southern Africa
by Editor on 11 September 2017
‘Raise your beers high’ takes on a new meaning at the inaugural Ducktober Beer Fest to be held in Dullstroom this September, as it boasts the proud honour of being the highest beer festival in Southern Africa at a cool 2100m above sea level. Dullstroom is a well-known weekend-getaway and fly-fishing mecca in Mpumalanga and just a quick trip from either Johannesburg or Pretoria. An expected 1250 people will de...
Cintron Pink Polo 2017 at Val de Vie Estate
by Editor on 06 September 2017
Acclaimed as one of South Africa’s most reputable events on the Western Cape’s social- and polo calendar, the prestigious Cintron Pink Polo returns for its 8th consecutive celebration that brings special emphasis to Breast Cancer Awareness on Saturday 4 November 2017. Unmatched by any other, this highly commended Polo with a Purpose pursuit will be hosted on South Africa’s leading wine- and polo domain; the imm...
Cape Winemakers Guild auctioneer gears up for his 20th auction
by Editor on 05 September 2017
Cape Winemakers Guild auctioneer gears up for his 20th auction Seasoned auctioneer, Henré Hablutzel of Hofmeyr Mills Auctioneers, will have his gavel at the ready for the 20th time at this year’s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction to be held at Spier in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 30 September 2017. This annual South African wine industry showcase now in its 33rd year, presents a treasure trove of rare, indi...
Grande Provence chef nominated for The Best Chef Awards
by Editor on 05 September 2017
Grande Provence chef nominated for The Best Chef Awards Darren Badenhorst, Grande Provence Executive Chef, is one of just four South Africans to be nominated for The Best Chef Awards 2017. Launched in Poland in 2016, this international social media driven competition seeks out the world’s top chefs in terms of culinary artistry and visual presentation. The winning chefs are selected in six categories by 300...
Franschhoek Uncorked
by Editor on 14 August 2017
The Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, which takes place over the weekend of 16 and 17 September, is the perfect excuse to bid Winter farewell and embrace the splendor of Spring, as your taste buds are treated to a plethora of superb wines from one of SA’s premier wine destinations. Sample new releases wines as well as a handful of gems as you travel from farm to farm throughout the weekend. The Franschhoek Vignero...
Kabelo Ncholo, CEO of Yourself Management, Speaks at Marketing Indaba
by Editor on 09 May 2017
Thursday, 4 May 2017 – Kabelo Ncholo, the founder and CEO of Yourself Management, an award-winning, through-the-line marketing agency specialising in the African market, will make a presentation on marketing to low income groups at the Marketing Indaba Conference. Organised by CADEK Media, the Marketing Indaba will take place at the Garden Court Hotel in Cape Town on 10 and 11 May 2017 and the Wanderers Club i...
Marketing Indaba offers key learning and fresh ideas for Marketers
by Editor on 26 April 2017
It is time for marketers to take some time out to regroup, rethink, learn and network at the annual Marketing Indaba in Cape Town and Johannesburg. In an increasingly connected marketplace and a world of “sameness”, marketing professionals strive harder than ever to stand out and produce better results. To achieve this, marketers need to stay at the forefront of market trends, branding and the integrated com...
Yourself Management Announced as Finalist at Oliver Top Empowerment Awards
by Editor on 28 March 2017
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - The 16th Annual Oliver Top Empowerment Awards has announced its 2017 awards category finalists - and Kabelo Ncholo the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Yourself Management has been designated a finalist for the Top Empowered Entrepreneur of 2017 Award and Yourself Management for the Top Empowered Fast Growth Black-Owned SMME Award. Operating since 2004, Yourself Management, a throu...
Appointment of new Franschhoek Wine Valley CEO
by Editor on 07 March 2017
The board of Franschhoek Wine Valley are pleased to announce that Reinher Behrens has been appointed as the CEO of The Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Authority NPC (FWV), which came into effect on 1 February 2017. Reinher has spent much of his working career in senior leadership positions at TBWA Hunt Lascaris, as CEO at Leo Burnett SA Group/Africa Network and McCann Worldwide Group SA, and recently as Acting Dir...
CSA communications agency expands into Nigeria
by Editor on 01 February 2017
Global communications, events and talent agency, Celebrity Services Africa has announced the opening of a new office in Lagos, Nigeria, adding to their network of offices in Cape Town, South Africa and Beverly Hills, USA. Heading up communications for the Nigeria office is Ijeoma Ndekwu, an award-winning lifestyle journalist and brand relationship builder who specializes in designing strategic integrated campaigns...
New
by Editor on 30 January 2017
NEW MAGAZINE THE VEGAN LIFE LAUNCHES 30 JANUARY 2017! The Vegan LIFE (Ethical Eating For Plant-nourished People) is the new Vegan magazine launched by Media24. This 84-page glossy fills a unique gap in the market focusing on the vegan lifestyle. Veganism, a vegetarian diet that also excludes eggs, dairy and any other animal-derived products, is on the rise, with growing numbers of people becoming conscious abo...
Expect more at Decorex Cape Town 2017
by Editor on 18 January 2017
WHAT TO EXPECT AT DECOREX CAPE TOWN 2017 Fashionable fabrics, inspired interiors and wall-to-wall trendsetting décor will adorn the Cape Town International Convention Centre from the 27th to 30th April 2017 as Decorex Cape Town – co-sponsored by Plascon and Caesarstone – takes over the city. In line with the 2017 theme, ‘Make your space your living dream’, visitors to South Africa’s premier décor, ...
Penquin MD acquires majority shareholding
by Editor on 18 January 2017
Penquin MD acquires majority shareholding Results driven full service agency Penquin has announced several changes to its senior management structure to bring in 2017. Long standing staff member Veronica Wainstein has been appointed Managing Director and acquired a majority shareholding in the company. Co-founders Grant Leishman will take on a non executive role while pursuing interests in the US and Darren Le...
ACSA Awards Best Car Rental Operator to First Car Rental
by Editor on 15 December 2016
JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG, 15 December 2016 – Three of First Car Rental’s airport branches have been awarded 2016 Best Medium Car Rental Operator by the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA). The winning branches are First Car Rental Upington Airport, First Car Rental Bloemfontein Airport and First Car Rental OR Tambo International Airport. The annual ACSA Awards recognise top performing airport members for out...